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The Best OS Migration Software for Windows 10/8/7/XP/Vista

Updated on Dec 06, 2018 by Jean to Partition Master

Summary:
This page introduces you the best OS migration software and shows you how to use it to transfer your system to new hard drive or SSD without data loss in Windows 10/8/7/XP/Vista.

Why You Need OS Migration Software

The hard drive of my Dell laptop is too old to work usually. So recently I bought a new hard drive to replace it for better performance. But here a problem comes to me. That is how I can transfer system to a new hard drive without reinstalling system and programs? 

Many users encounter such a problem when they are trying to upgrade system disk to a newer or larger one. But don’t worry! A reliable OS migration software can help you solve this problem with ease. Why? Let’s talk about it! 

As we know, there are two ways to change the old hard drive to a new one. The first way is to re-install Windows system and all the programs on the new hard drive. But most users don’t want to choose this method because it is a little bit complicated. And the second way is much easier; you need to copy or clone system partition from old hard drive to new drive. But to achieve this goal, you have to use an OS migration software. 

How to Transfer Windows System with Easeus OS Migration Software

To ensure that you can successfully transfer the Windows system without data loss, you need to find a reliable OS migration software. But which one is the best? Here we recommend you EaseUS partition magic software. The program is an all-in-one disk partition management tool. With a copy partition wizard which can help you migrate OS to SSD/HDD, it usually used by people as a migration software during hard drive upgrade, data migration. 

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 Windows 10 is supported

 

Step 1: Run EaseUS Partition Master, select "Migrate OS" from the top menu.

select migrate os

Step 2: Select the SSD or HDD as the destination disk. Then, a warning message tells that the data on the target disk will be erased. Click "OK" to continue.

select the destination disk

Step 3: Preview the layout. If the target disk is an SSD, tick the "Check the option if this is an SSD" option. Then Click "OK".

preview the lay out

Step 4: A pending operation of migrating OS to SSD or HDD will be added. Execute the operation and click "Apply".

apply the process

To boot from the SSD/HDD:

  • Restart PC and press F2 or F8 to enter BIOS settings.
  • In the Boot option, select new HDD/SSD as the new boot drive and save all the changes.
  • Exit BIOS and restart the computer, you should be able to see Windows 10 running on your new disk without any problems.
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 Windows 10 is supported